Flashcards in Vocab 8 Deck (15):
-adj. Proper under the circumstances; appropriate to gain advantage
The most expedient war to get home is to speed.
n. A large scale show of art or manufactured products; writing to present information or explanation
My book essay was an exposition.
V. To infer that something is known
My teacher told me extrapolate the answer from the data
Because the opposing team was terrible it was facile victory
Adj. Liable to be erroneous or false; not accurate
The fallible accountant got fired
To hesitate or waver in action, purpose
Most people who are dieting falter on thanksgiving day.
Adj. Excessively particular, critical, or demanding
A fastidious person is very detail oriented
Adj. Reddish, rosy (for complexions); flowery (for writing)
I have a florid complexion when I am embarrassed
Happening or produced by chance
I fortuitously found a 20$ bill when I was broke
Readily angered; irritable
The Fractious kid was always getting in fights
Taken, done, used surreptitiously or by stealth; sly
Some of the students try to be furtive when they eat in class
A manner of walking, stepping or running
Baseball players have a different gait than football players.
To confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble
Only her parents could understand their daughters garble
To get; acquire; earn; collect; hoar
Because he hadn't paid income taxes in 5 years, the court garnered his paycheck